All New 2016 Kia Rio Release Date

Wednesday, December 24th 2014. | Kia

2016 Kia Rio is issued to be launched next year as the new option for the popular subcompact. Before, there are a lot of claims said that the car will go with full-scale redesign for 2016 model but this is false expectation because the company will keep it for 2017. This excellent car is coming up with modern and contemporary look for the bodywork. We glad to know that 2016 Rio has more than just a well-equipped cabin but it also has powerful engine. It is better to not expect any drastic changes for this car because the proportions and the details are still unclear. We only hear that the car goes with redesigned front fascia. The interior has some changes and upgrades with more or less unchanged power plant. Surely the car has certain improvements to keep its debut sales.

2016 Kia Rio  Front Angle2016 Kia Rio Altered Exterior

2016 Kia Rio is coming up with altered exterior. The company plans to give new redesigned front fascia but it will keep the current dimensions and body shape. Of course, there should be some changes such as the styling to keep the car looks more dominant or even modern even though the change will not go too far from the current design language. It should get a mild improvement to keep attracting the buyers. Moreover, the company wants to keep both hatchback and sedan versions with three trim options such as LX, EX and also SX. The cabin is well-equipped with some cosmetic upgrades such as the interior colors. Appealing and recognizable innovation is the prior for 2016 Kia Rio.

2016 Kia Rio Powertrain

2016 Kia Rio is possible to keep the current power plant by giving some changes such as the output and the performance tuning but unfortunately, we do not get any official confirmation yet. The car should go with inline-four engine 1.6 liter to produce the output for about 138 horsepower and also 123 lb-ft of torque. Furthermore, there is a big indication that the company will improve the handling, suspension and steering to make it more different from its predecessor. The standard transmission is six-speed manual but SX and EX will get the optional six-speed auto gearbox to offer.

2016 Kia Rio Release Date

New Kia Rio 2016  should be released next year but it is still unknown. Well, it is too early to estimate the price tag. It is better for the company to keep the price close as the current model because the mild improvements.

 

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